hot corner

noun

Definition of hot corner

Examples of hot corner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On Wednesday, Trammell took the field for summer camp at Comerica Park to teach Torkelson about the hot corner. Evan Petzold, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Tigers' Spencer Torkelson takes third base lessons from Hall of Famer Alan Trammell," 8 July 2020 Detroit Tigers third baseman Jeimer Candelario already has made a number of magnificent plays at the hot corner. Evan Petzold, Detroit Free Press, "Jeimer Candelario was 0-fer entering Thursday. But at least he's doing one thing well," 30 July 2020 Arenado won his seventh straight National League Gold Glove Award at the hot corner, and Story was a finalist for the award at shortstop. Kyle Newman, The Denver Post, "Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story: Is the Rockies’ duo the best left side in all of baseball?," 14 July 2020 Just one problem; the reigning NL Rookie of the Year, Scott Rolen, had the hot corner wrapped up in Philadelphia. Ryan Ford, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Tigers' No. 1 pick first of his kind in 22 years. How other top 3Bs worked out," 15 June 2020 Gilead has made small deals centered on immunotherapy, a particularly hot corner in oncology, while bringing to market remdesivir, the first drug specifically approved to fight the coronavirus. Riley Griffin, Bloomberg.com, "Pharma Dealmakers, Sidelined in Pandemic, Are Ready for Comeback," 11 June 2020 Philadelphia still has a vacancy at third base after non-tendering Maikel Franco, but young utilityman Scott Kingery could man the hot corner. Jesse Yomtov, USA TODAY, "Hoping for a bounce-back season, Didi Gregorius signs one-year deal with Phillies," 11 Dec. 2019 Third base: Rey — The former scavenger has power and quick reflexes, perfect for the hot corner. Jesse Yomtov, USA TODAY, "The All-Star Wars baseball team: Should Kylo Ren be a closer?," 20 Dec. 2019 More on the Tigers: Showdown at the hot corner(Photo: Raj Mehta, USA TODAY Sports) The biggest of those position battles is at third base, between Jeimer Candelario and Dawel Lugo. Anthony Fenech, Detroit Free Press, "Why the Detroit Tigers' spring training emphasis is on 'doing the work and earning it'," 9 Feb. 2020

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'hot corner.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of hot corner

1889, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about hot corner

Time Traveler for hot corner

Time Traveler

The first known use of hot corner was in 1889

See more words from the same year

Statistics for hot corner

Cite this Entry

“Hot corner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hot%20corner. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

Comments on hot corner

What made you want to look up hot corner? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!